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Karen Barlow
Karen Barlow
Chief Political Correspondent

Karen Barlow is ACM's Chief Political Correspondent. Working in the federal press gallery, she investigates and writes about federal politics and government. She has an interest in integrity, leadership and social equity. She has covered two Olympics and been to Antarctica twice. Contact her on

Morrison scandal sparks Coalition war-of-words, as Greens push for probe
Finn McHugh, Dan Jervis-Bardy, Jamieson Murphy, Karen Barlow
David Littleproud has accused Scott Morrison of breaching Australians' trust. Picture: Sitthixay Ditthavong
Morrison could be referred to a powerful parliamentary committee
Dan Jervis-Bardy, Karen Barlow, Finn McHugh, Lanie Tindale
A defiant Scott Morrison has rejected calls for his resignation, but could face a parliamentary probe. Picture: James Croucher
Secret portfolios scandal prompts calls for Morrison to resign
Dan Jervis-Bardy, Karen Barlow, Finn McHugh
Prime Minister Anthony Albanese has accused the former government of trashing Australian democracy. Picture: James Croucher